border collie


border collie

noun, often capitalized B

Definition of BORDER COLLIE

:  any of a breed of medium-sized sheepdogs of British origin noted for their herding abilities

First Known Use of BORDER COLLIE

1938

border collie

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Breed of long-haired sheepdog that has been used along the English-Scottish border for about 300 years. Usually black and white, it stands about 20 in. (50 cm) and weighs 30–50 lbs (14–23 kg). It is the most popular working sheepdog in the British Isles.

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